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Out of the Fire Cafe

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3784 State Route 31, Suite 200, Donegal, PA 15628-4031
+1 724-259-8887
11:00 - 20:00
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Wed - Thu 11:00 - 20:00
Fri - Sat 11:00 - 21:00
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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
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5 reviews
4 restaurant reviews
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 January 2017

It is overrated - this restaurant is average. It's supposed to be famous for the mushroom soup, but if you head up to 7 Springs, there is a restaurant there called Helen's that is 100 times better.

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Gibsonia, Pennsylvania
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89 reviews
48 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017

Excellent meal at BYOB ($3 fee) restaurant with beautiful views of the mountains. I had Out of the Fire's famous mushroom soup, and the salmon salad. Both were delicious! I tasted the lamb lollipops, served over shoe string fries.....so tasty! The restaurant was packed that evening. Service was a little slow due to the large crowd but I would definitely... More 

Thank RZTR
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129 reviews
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common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

A food tour guide in Pittsburg recommended this place, so coming back from Fallingwater we decided to stop for lunch. Setting of the restaurant was very nice with large picture windows overlooking rolling hills. Food was fabulous, and so was the service. Highly recommend the cream of mushroom. Really, really good. Would definitely go back if in the area again.

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Bay Village
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49 reviews
26 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 November 2016

Where in hell is Donegal, PA anyway and what's a four plus star gourmet restaurant doing there? The #3 restaurant is the Dairy Queen and McDonalds is in the top five. The last census counted less than 300 souls. The first question is easy: it's at exit 91 on the PA Turnpike. Anything else there? Yeah, a mountain, snow, and... More 

1 Thank PetesrLakeErieshore
Silver Spring, Maryland
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20 reviews
19 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 November 2016 via mobile

We stopped here for lunch on our way home from Cleveland after thanksgiving. We had stopped here a few years ago as a respite from snowy road conditions on the Pennsylvania Turnpike. I was delighted to find gluten-free options on the menu. The roasted chicken sandwich with bacon, portabella mushrooms, lettuce and tomato on a gluten-free bun allowed me dive... More 

1 Thank Ruth S
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50 reviews
33 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 November 2016 via mobile

Although staying at Nemacolin, or friends did their usual foodie research and suggested taking the modest drive here for dinner. A great choice, excellent food and good service. Be Aware:. It is BYOB; the closest wine is at Sarnelli's market which is close by but limited selection. Pricey but also on par with any high end restaurant, I would say... More 

1 Thank DrSteveL24
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205 reviews
112 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 82 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016

I have heard great things about Out of the Fire Cafe and decided to try it when in the area. It has a nice atmosphere and nice people.We decided to eat inside even though the beautiful Fall day was warm enough to be able to eat on the deck. We both decided on a chicken sandwich served on a toasted... More 

2 Thank PensandSteelersFan
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4 restaurant reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

Very friendly knowledgeable surfer. Knew menu well. Made get suggestions. Beautiful scenic view of the Laurel mountains. Full of color!?

1 Thank Lynn L
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36 reviews
23 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

Our server was amiable and yet professional. The food was well prepared and attractively presented, and we didn't have to wait long for delivery. A special request was not only happily accommodated, we got the feeling they are encouraged. The ambiance is an odd mix of trendy dishes, steakhouse flatware, cool lighting, and log-cabin tables and chairs. We found it... More 

1 Thank James F
Fort Worth, Texas
1 review
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

Heard great reviews so my wife and I stopped in on our way down the pike. Mushroom soup was outstanding. We purchased some to take home. The food tasted very good. I had the Balsamic & Rosemary Marinated Flat Iron. When I tasted it it was barely warm. The waiter asked so I commented it would taste better if the... More 

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
US$12 - US$40
American, Vegetarian Friendly, Gluten Free Options
Lunch, Brunch, Dinner
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Parking Available, Free Off-Street Parking, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Accepts Mastercard, Accepts Visa, Accepts Discover, Reservations, Free Wifi
Good for
Kids, Business meetings, Special Occasion Dining, Groups, Romantic, View, Child-friendly
Open Hours
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 20:00
11:00 - 21:00
11:00 - 21:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 3784 State Route 31, Suite 200, Donegal, PA 15628-4031
  • Location: United States  >  Pennsylvania (PA)  >  Donegal
  • Phone Number: +1 724-259-8887
Out of the Fire Cafe is a family owned and operated casual restaurant serving New American cuisine year round. We have been creating flavors amidst laughter and friends since the year 2007. The Cafe is tucked into the Laurel Highlands of Pennsylvania, conveniently located near area ski resorts, Frank Lloyd Wright's Fallingwater and Kentuck Knob, numerous state parks, and the rushing Pennsylvania Turnpike. Out of the Fire Cafe welcomes guests with an open kitchen where guests are able to peer into a mesmerizing scene of flashing flames and artistic finesse. The spacious dining area is complimented by an incredible view of the Laurel Highlands ridgeline. Deck dining is offered when the weather permits giving diners the opportunity to take in the rolling countryside. We are a Bring Your Own Beer or Wine establishment so don't forget to snag your beverage of choice. For a reservation please call the phone number listed below.

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  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?